Vikings cut down roster to 53 players

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(Eagan, MN) -- The Vikings made their final cuts of preseason yesterday.

The team finalized its first 53-man roster of 2023 before the 3:00 p.m. deadline. Among the cuts were seventh-round running back DeWayne McBride, edge rusher Luiji Vilain, and cornerback Joejuan Williams. The Purple can make waiver claims today, and they will also start crafting their 16-man practice squad.

Minnesota kicks off the regular season against Tampa Bay on September 10th.